About High Rocks

EDUCATE. EMPOWER. INSPIRE. HIGH ROCKS RUNS AWARD-WINNING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGES 12-29 FOCUSED ON EMPOWERMENT, CRITICAL THINKING AND LEADERSHIP

Season Extension

By |August 15th, 2020|High Rocks|

It's finally August, and our gardens are producing so much!  What a joy to have fresh options to choose from for our culinary adventures every night.  And we're canning and freezing too.  Food preservation by canning and freezing is one method of season extension, where we can enjoy our homegrown goodness throughout the winter. 

Garden Maintenance

By |July 15th, 2020|High Rocks|

There are many aspects to maintaining your garden.  Here are some important ones: Weed control Watering Trellising Sharpening tools Mulch Cover Crops Pest and Disease Control Which parts of garden maintenance have you been good at keeping up with, and which do you wish you were better at? Weed control is easier and less labor

Self-seeding Arugula

By |October 15th, 2019|High Rocks|

--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV Look at this beautiful arugula that we didn't plant!  We left a patch of arugula to go to seed over the summer.  When the weather finally cooled off in the fall, all the seeds that had fallen sprouted at the perfect time to become a lush crop that will

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